Plants love peat. Peat holds moisture, contains nutrition, and also provides the right acidity. So that's why most potting soil contains peat. But that is changing because of a simple but very effective blue/white wire.
Lost the thread already?
OZ planten recently visited their preferred supplier Karma Plants, and they shared all about the 'Grown with Waterwick' cultivation system. This is an innovation through which the plant absorbs water and nutrition through the WaterWick, the thread. This way, the plant gets the amount of water and the nutrition it needs, which makes the peat in the soil unnecessary. And the consumer? They always give the right amount of water. Karma Plants has even developed a decoration pot, especially for the Waterwick. See the full assortment here.
Get this straight
Karma Plants entire 7 and 9 cm range is peat-free, like the Anthuriums, Philodendrons, and Jewel Orchids. And that's not all. Because of the innovative growing system with WaterWick, the amount of peat in the larger pot sizes has already been significantly reduced as well, and completely peat-free growing within Karma Plants is in sight.
Sustainable growing thanks to a simple blue/white wire. So it really can be done. Would you like to read more about all growers' sustainable initiatives? Then take a look over here.